Music lovers may want to head to a new music photography show in Chelsea in a "jumpin' jack flash," because it covers a musical milestone for rock and roll's original bad boys, The Rolling Stones. NY1's Arts reporter Stephanie Simon filed the following report.
GuitarTown—a public arts project on LA's Sunset Boulevard featured more than 25 Gibson Les Paul-mode guitar sculpture—including a ginormous fiberglass guitar celebrating Jim Marshall, in recognition of his artistry and contribution to music history.
Occupying its home for a year outside the Andaz Hotel (which was the original Hyatt House) on Sunset Strip, the 10-foot-high "Jack &... read more
In 50 years, the Rolling Stones have travelled from the counter-culture to become a multimillion dollar global brand
Jim Marshall was one of the greatest rock photographers who ever lived, and this month a new book, The Rolling Stones, 1972 (released by Chronicle Books on July 25) and two exhibits, at the Steven Kasher Gallery in NYC (runs through September 8) and the Experience Music Project Museum in Seattle (runs through January 16), will showcase never-before-seen photographs he took of the Rolling... read more
This year marks two anniversaries for the Rolling Stones: It's the band's 50th birthday (apparently in music, 50 is the logo anniversary), and the 40th anniversary of the release of their seminal double album, Exile on Main St. To mark the occasion, in August Chronicle Books will be releasing The Rolling Stones 1972, a collection of photos taken by the legendary, shot-everyone rock... read more
He photographed legends and his pictures have become iconic in American cultural history, but the vast majority of music photographer Jim Marshall’s work has never been seen. Since his death in 2010, Marshall’s estate has been combing through millions of unpublished negatives. This month, a new book and two gallery shows will debut many never-before-published images from Marshall’s coverage of... read more
It was billed as “the Summer of Love,” a blast of glamour, ecstasy, and Utopianism that drew some 75,000 young people to the San Francisco streets in 1967. Who were the true movers behind the Haight-Ashbury happening that turned America on to a whole new age?
By 1972, Jim Marshall (1936-2010) was already a premier photographer of the golden age of rock and roll. But that year, he got the assignment from Life magazine that would change his career forever: head to Los Angeles and shoot the Rolling Stones putting the final polish on their soon-to-be-canonical double album Exile on Main St. (recorded the basement of a château in the south of France, a... read more
Based on Mick Jagger's serious expression and Keith Richards' focused stare, it was clear the pressure was on.
It was the summer of 1972, and the Rolling Stones were on their American concert tour for their acclaimed "Exile on Main Street" album. But when they were not onstage and rocking out with their fans, they were hard at work remixing tracks at the Sunset Sound studio in Hollywood... read more
EXPERIENCE MUSIC PROJECT (EMP) in Seattle, Summer 2012.
The first solo museum exhibition of Jim's work opened at Experience Music Project (EMP) in Seattle on July 14, 2012.
Coinciding with the release of "The Rolling Stones 1972" by Jim Marshall (Chronicle Books 2012) and the 50th anniversary of the band, the exhibit features 45 Rolling Stones photographs and... read more